6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 14, 2013


  1. Push For Reforms – IMF Wants Speedy Policy Changes To Drive Growth As Ja Passes Second Test. A mission which conducted the second review under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme with Jamaica has emphasised the need for the Government to accelerate reforms that will facilitate investments and create employment… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Azan To Be Reappointed As Junior Minister. Less than two months after he resigned as minister of state in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Richard Azan is to be reappointed as a junior minister, according to Gleaner sources… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Glitzy Welcome For Haitian President. President of Haiti Michel Martelly is expected to hunker down in talks with various interests of the local political directorate after a glitzy welcome to the island yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. KSAC To Regularise Juice Vendors. Mayor of Kingston Angela Brown Burke has said the council will be looking at registration guidelines for fruit and sky-juice vendors… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. One Goal, Different Approaches – Principal And Teacher Of The Year Push For Change In Education In Their Own Way. The 2013/2014 LASCO/Ministry of Education principal and teacher of the year, both believe the education system should be transformed; however, they both have different views on how it can be changed… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. USADA To Help JADCO. United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is willing to help Jamaica’s troubled anti-doping authority through its problems, chief executive Travis Tygart said yesterday, because the Caribbean island’s star athletes “deserve better”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com